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Mental Health

Program Description

Licensed clinicians help industry professionals and their families to deal with a wide array of issues including work and personal stress, anxiety, depression, life transitions and ongoing supportive services. Our social workers provide evaluation and referrals, short term treatment, crisis intervention, advocacy and connections to community treatment resources.

Referrals are made to a wide network of providers who are familiar with industry issues, psychotherapists who accept commonly used health plan networks, offer sliding scale fee schedules, convenient location, and specialty treatment. Financial assistance may be available to help with the cost of treatment and other financial difficulties.

For individuals living with a psychiatric disabilities, The Fund helps to locate supportive housing, day treatment, vocational rehabilitation, psychiatric care and medication management, and other resources in the community.

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for The Fund's financial assistance program requires an application, documentation of your professional earnings and an interview. In general, eligibility for financial assistance is based on:

  • A minimum of five years of industry employment with earnings of at least $6,500 for three out of the last five years
  • Financial need

For additional information and an application, please contact our Intake unit at the regional office closest to you:

Eastern Region
212.221.7300 ext. 119
intakeny@actorsfund.org

Midwest Region
312.372.0989
shaught@actorsfund.org

Western Region
323.933.9244 ext. 55
intakela@actorsfund.org

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This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.